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Fallscape

** UPDATE AS OF 9/4/2020: Due to COVID-19 we have to cancel Fallscape 2020. We apologize for the inconvenience, but we want to make sure everyone stays safe and healthy. Keep on the lookout for more information about programming in 2021!** 

When: Saturday, October 17, 2020
Start Time: 9 a.m.-Noon
Where: Drury University, Lay Hall

Fallscape programs are offered for students in grades:

  • Pre-K, K, 1st
    • No IQ scores are required for participation.
  • 2nd & 3rd
  • 4th & 5th

In coordination with Drury Pre-College Programs and The Drury School of Education, the Saturday Enrichment Program – Fallscape seeks to offer gifted and/or high ability students a rich and rewarding learning experience. Modeling best practices in curriculum and instruction, the Pre-College staff works as a community to maximize potential in each student and foster a passion for lifelong learning.

Fallscape will be Saturday, October 17, from 9 a.m. – Noon in Lay Hall on the Drury Campus. The Saturday program will serve students in grades Pre-K through 5th. Lunch is included in the cost of the class. Depending on success and interest, we hope to serve more grades in the future. Please click on the corresponding link for further program and application information.

Applications are due by October 14. Financial need scholarships are available by emailing Mary Potthoff at mpotthof@drury.edu.

Please call or email us with any questions at mpotthof@drury.edu or (417) 873-7386.

Complete Online Application

Additional Resources

Fallscape Class Descriptions

Due to COVID-19, the status of this camp is pending. Check back with us on September 4, 2020 for updated camp information.

In the meantime, here are the classes we had last Fallscape. We usually have a theme for each session, last year’s being dinosaurs.


Grades Pre-K, K & 1: The Age of Dino

Have you ever wondered what dinosaurs were? Have you ever been curious as to when they existed? Or maybe how long they lives? Have you ever asked yourself why they died out and went extinct? Join us in an exploration of the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous Periods! Make sure to dress to get messy as this will be a very hands-on approach to the Age of Reptiles.

Grades 2, 3, & 4: Dino Action

In this class we will learn about what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur, how fossils are formed, what dinosaur teeth look like, and what fossils can tell scientists about how dinosaurs behaved. We’ll also take a trip to the Missouri Institute of Natural Science to learn about what types of animals lived here in Missouri long ago. 

Grades 5, 6, & 7: Dino Day

Celebrate Dino Day at Drury Fallscape! We will have the fantastic opportunity of going to the Natural History Museum and getting to see Henry (who is Henry???), and learn more about these fascinating, prehistoric creatures. In addition, we will be enjoying all kinds of dino-driven activities: crafts, storytelling, research, and games. Can’t wait to see you at Dino Day!

Tuition & Online Payment

Fallscape is $60 and includes class and lunch. You can now register for Fallscape online! You must have an active email address for the online registration. 

No IQ score is needed for preschool, kindergarten, or first grade students. 

Pay online.

Scholarships

Scholarships

If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, you must enclose the following:

  1. Photocopies of the first two pages of the parents’ or guardians’ 2019 federal income tax return AND any attachments of schedules if applicable;
  2. A letter explaining any extenuating circumstances pertinent to existing financial status;
  3. A letter from the student outlining why he/she wants to attend the program.

Scholarships are awarded solely on the basis of financial need. Applications for scholarships must be received BEFORE October 16. All information is required. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.